S. 1499, To Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service located at 278 Main Street in Chadron, Nebraska, as the "Sergeant Cory Mracek Memorial Post Office"

S. 1499

To Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service located at 278 Main Street in Chadron, Nebraska, as the "Sergeant Cory Mracek Memorial Post Office"

Sponsor
Sen. Mike Johanns

Date
November 17, 2014 (113th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Monday, November 17, 2014, the House will consider S. 1499, a bill to Designate the Facility of the United States Postal Service located at 278 Main Street in Chadron, Nebraska, as the “Sergeant Cory Mracek Memorial Post Office,” under a suspension of the rules.  S. 1499 was introduced on September 12, 2013 by Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE) and passed in the Senate by unanimous consent.  The bill was then referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Bill Summary

S. 1499 designates a U.S. Post Office facility located in Chadron, Nebraska as the “Sergeant Cory Mracek Memorial Post Office.”

Background

Sergeant Mracek was born in Chadron, Nebraska 1977.[1]  He served with the 82nd Airborne Unit, and was deployed in Iraq on January 17, 2004.[2]  Just ten days later, he was killed by an improvised explosive device near Iskandariyah, Iraq.[3]  Sergeant Mracek was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.[4]

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[1] http://www.johanns.senate.gov/public/?p=PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=fbc44816-60c0-4e8e-b015-c907483b9f18&ContentType_id=bc82adff-27b4-4832-8fd6-aecbe3e7d8e3
[2] See Id.
[3] See Id.
[4] See Id.

Cost

A CBO cost estimate is currently unavailable, but no cost is expected.

Additional Information

For questions or further information contact the GOP Conference at 5-5107.